Crouse Connects

Crouse isn’t just about healthcare. We’re about what we believe sets us apart: Carepassion™ .

We always say we’re not a ‘perfect’ hospital. But our physicians, nurses, providers and staff strive to listen to each patient and family member’s feelings and needs with the respect and dignity you deserve.

Our CrouseConnects blog is designed to talk about some of the ways we connect and do just that. How we work on achieving clinical advances that help us provide the best in patient care for our community and region. And how we try to tend to the “little things” — parking, getting around and dining, for example — to make anyone’s visit or stay at Crouse more welcoming and comfortable.

Category Archives: Patient Story

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Awareness Month: A Family’s Experience

The month of April is Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) Awareness Month. HIE is a brain injury caused by lack of oxygen and restricted blood flow to the brain. It can cause cerebral palsy, epilepsy, hearing and vision impairments, feeding and GI issues, other developmental delays and disabilities and is the second leading cause of infant…

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The Sky is the Limit for Kate Rutherford

Imagine being 17, filled with the youthful anticipation of riding one of the tallest rollercoasters in the country. As you reach the front of the line for your turn on its next go-around, you slide into your seat, eagerly awaiting to take off. Humiliating Incident An attendant comes by to assist passengers, only to insist…

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Stroke Care: Beyond the Hospital

How Crouse is helping patients recover from stroke long after their hospital stay.

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Professional Painter Adam Armstrong is No Longer Afraid on a Ladder

Life is a series of ups and downs, but especially for Adam Armstrong. As a professional painter who owns his own company, Adam traverses ladders all day long. Approaching 50 years old and tipping the scales at nearly 300 pounds, Adam knew he had to finally do something about his weight. Fortunately, he didn’t yet…

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